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February 1, 2014  9:38 AM

Everyone is recording what we do over the Internet: why should the NSA and GCHQ be different?

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
Cabinet office, cyberbullying, Data protection, Edward Snowden, GCHQ, Google, IBM, ICANN, ISOC, Nominet


On February 18th I am due to propose the motion "Nobody is telling the  truth about cyber security - not even when they think they know what the truth is" at a Real Time Club dinner debate.

I do...

July 30, 2013  12:51 PM

The internet comes of age and enters the “real world” with a rapid Twitter Troll arrest

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
Balkanization, Caroline, Criado-Perez, GCHQ, HMRC, ICANN, Internet, Nominet, SARS, Troll, twitter

The agreement of Twitter to streamline its routines for reporting abuse for fear of a


July 24, 2013  9:01 AM

HMRC Real Time Information pilot meets the “Real” World. Is Nominet about to do the same?

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
Domain name, Nominet, Universal Credit

I have just been looking at press cover for the report of the HMRC Real Time Information pilot, on whose success current plans for the introduction of


July 3, 2013  7:41 AM

What’s in an (electronic) name? From restoring confidence in .UK to communicating with HMG

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
Cabinet office, Citizencard, DNV, experian, Kroll, Nominet, Scrivenor, suhVendorcom, UK

Nominet has just announced a new...

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March 1, 2013  12:24 PM

Who should run the Internet Addressing system? And why don’t they?

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
Domain name, ICANN, ITU, Nominet, Supply chain, Trademark, UK

Those who read the comments below my blog yesterday will have observed my exchange  with Chris Smith over how to interpret the result of the 3 Comments     RSS Feed     Email a friend


February 28, 2013  1:27 PM

Press cover on the result of the .UK consultation conceals more than it reveals

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
BBC, Domain name, Fraud, Impersonation, ISOC, Nominet

The BBC news story about the shelving of the proposals  put forward by Nominet for consultation is accurate as...


February 25, 2013  8:09 PM

Should the penalty be for the data breach or for aiding and abetting fraud?

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
Business, Data breach, European Union, Identity fraud, Nominet, UK

I have just had interesting feed back from a number of CISOs on my posting on the EU data Protection Directive. Some are still stuck in the past,


January 5, 2013  11:12 AM

When buying over the Internet is MORE expensive: Is 2013 the year for more online honesty ?

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
Amazon, Nominet, Ofcom

The Post Code Penalty report by Citizens Advice Scotland should be read by those who wax lyrical about the rise in Internet shopping on Boxing Day because bargain hunters could not get into London because of


January 3, 2013  2:24 PM

Monday is the deadline for your views on rebuilding trust in .UK

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
Conservative, Home Office, ICANN, Nominet, Ofcom, UK, Ukraine, Uzbekistan

At the beginning of October Nominet launched a consultation on the potential introduction of a new service known as


November 9, 2012  7:42 PM

I have seen the online future – and it sucks: the time has come for customer revolt

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
.co.uk, consultation, domainname, ITU, NatWest, Nominet, nominetuk, Tesco, trust, WCIT, X.25

This morning I attended one of the consultation meetings on the Nominet proposals to reserve .uk....


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